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Valance

Valance

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1730-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk damask edged with silk braid, lined with linen, and partly lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Cora Ginsburg

  • Museum number:

    T.152-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk damask valance in green with large stylised leaf shapes. Edged with applied green silk braid, and backed with a lining of course linen to which is sewn, on the bottom half only, a plain green silk lining. The linen is also edged with another strip of linen.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

1730-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk damask edged with silk braid, lined with linen, and partly lined with silk

Dimensions

Length: 70.5 in top, Length: 178.5 cm top, Length: 74 in bottom, Length: 187.5 cm bottom, Width: 11 in maximum, Width: 28 cm maximum

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/1043.

Descriptive line

Silk damask valance, possibly made in Italy or France, 1730-1770

Materials

Silk (textile); Linen (material)

Techniques

Damask; Braided; Lined

Subjects depicted

Leaves

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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